upperworks

plural noun

Definition of upperworks

1a : all the parts of the hull of a ship that are above the load waterline
b(1) : the sides of a ship from the waterline to the plank-sheer of the upper deck
2 slang : brains

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“Upperworks.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/upperworks. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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